Lia Wolock is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Her research and teaching focus on transnational and minority media production and curation cultures. Her work centers on the South Asian diaspora and its digital media. She is particularly interested in examining diasporic communities’ use of media as forms of identity work, sociality, and activism from a critical race, postcolonial, and feminist perspective.

Her current project explores the production and maintenance of connectivity in the South Asian American diaspora as both a technological and cultural process.

Additional areas of interest include curation as a bridge between scholarship on algorithmic culture and questions of identity and representation; engaged pedagogy and public advocacy; new media literacies; and sound studies.